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Dagu - Reb Back Spider controller problem "not in sync: resp=0xff"


I'm having problems with this controller.


The problem:

As soon as the Dagu Spider board is connected to the usb the L1 - D13 led is constantly blinking. The board is being found by the computers and a port assigned. When Arduino IDE says Uploading, the LED goes out then after a short time starts blinking again and I get the error "avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0xff". Therefore but I cannot upload any sketches and the ones I have tried have all been the Arduino examples. So nothing fancy or large.